Fairfax Connector

Fairfax County, Virginia

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Fairfax Connector News

Fairfax Connector

 

Metrorail Blue and Yellow Line Stations South of Airport Closed This Summer: Plan Your Travel Now

For Immediate Release
March 15, 2019
#T07_19

Beginning this Memorial Day, the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) will be closing six (6) Metrorail Blue and Yellow line stations south of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport for full platform reconstruction and major station improvements. WMATA will be providing FREE shuttle bus service in the impacted area partially replacing the trains along the Blue and Yellow Lines, and Fairfax Connector will be providing enhanced service on its express routes 393 (Saratoga Park and ride – Pentagon – Mark Center) and 394 (Saratoga Park and Ride to Pentagon) to assist patrons.

Metrorail Blue and Yellow Line Stations South of Airport Closed This Summer: Plan Your Travel Now


Fairfax Connector Service Changes, Including Two New Routes, Go Into Effect March 30, 2019

For Immediate Release
March 7, 2019
#C09_19

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recently approved new Fairfax Connector bus service - Routes 308 and 467 and service changes to existing service - Routes 161/162,  321/322, 334, RIBS 1/3,  and 699.  Service changes are implemented periodically to improve overall service for customers through better connectivity, increased dependability and enhanced service reliability. The service changes will go into effect on March 30, 2019.

Fairfax Connector Service Changes, Including Two New Routes, Go Into Effect March 30, 2019


Fairfax Connector Operates Holiday Weekday Service on George Washington's Day Holiday - Monday, Feb. 18

For Immediate Release
February 12, 2019
#C08_19

Fairfax Connector will operate Holiday Weekday Service on George Washington's Day holiday, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019.

Fairfax Connector Operates Holiday Weekday Service on George Washington's Day Holiday - Monday, Feb. 18


Rescheduled Community Input Meeting on How to Improve Bus Service in the Herndon and Reston Area Set for Tuesday, Feb. 19

A rescheduled community meeting in Herndon will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Herndon Senior Center, 873 Grace Street in Herndon. The meeting will be interactive and provides an opportunity for Herndon and Reston residents and visitors to give feedback on service, including connection to Silver Line Metrorail stations.

Rescheduled Community Meeting on How to Improve Bus Service in the Herndon and Reston Area


Fairfax Connector Community Meeting on Herndon-Reston Bus Service Rescheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019

For Immediate Release
January 28, 2019
#C05_18

Due to inclement weather on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, FCDOT officials have moved the Herndon-Reston bus service review community meeting to Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Hughes Middle School, 11401 Ridge Heights Road, Reston.  If schools are closed on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, the meeting will be rescheduled.


Fairfax Connector Operates Holiday Weekday Service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - Monday, Jan. 21

For Immediate Release
January 16, 2019
#C04_19

Fairfax Connector will operate Holiday Weekday Service on the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

Fairfax Connector Operates Holiday Weekday Service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - Monday, Jan. 21


Public Input Sought on How to Improve Bus Service in the Herndon-Reston Area

For Immediate Release
January 11, 2019
#C02_19

We want to hear from you! Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) wants to know how to improve the local bus service provided by Fairfax Connector in the Herndon-Reston area. FCDOT is looking for public input as part of a process to generate service improvement recommendations and an implementation plan for service changes, including connections to the future Metrorail Silver Line Phase 2 stations in Herndon and Reston.

Public Input Sought on How to Improve Bus Service in the Herndon-Reston Area


New Express Service Route 698 from Vienna Metrorail Station to the Pentagon Begins Jan. 22

You asked - we listened! Beginning Jan 22, 2019, Fairfax Connector's newest express Route 698 will provide non-stop service from the Vienna Metrorail Station to the Pentagon. This route is supported by the Commuter Choice Program and I-66 toll revenues.

New Express Service Route 698 from Vienna Metrorail Station to the Pentagon Begins Jan. 22


Fairfax Connector Service Changes Approved by the Board of Supervisors Begin in January 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 17, 2018
#C40_18

At its Nov. 19 meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved a new Express Route 698 from the Vienna Metrorail Station to the Pentagon via I-66. Schedule adjustments to Routes 924 and 926 also were approved.

Fairfax Connector January 2019 Service Changes


Public Feedback Sought on Proposed Improvements to Existing Fairfax Connector Routes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 16, 2018
#C37_18

Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) is requesting public feedback on proposed Fairfax Connector service changes to existing routes 161/162,  321/322 and 699, and on the establishment of new routes 308 and 467. The proposed changes aim to increase ridership and to enhance customer experience through improved connectivity, on-time performance and service reliability. FCDOT will host two outreach events on the proposed changes with the same information presented at both meetings.

Public Feedback Sought on Proposed Improvements to Existing Fairfax Connector Routes


Open House Events Scheduled to Gather Feedback on Fairfax Connector Service in the Franconia-Springfield Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 31, 2018
#C34_18

FCDOT continues to solicit feedback on how people get around in the Franconia-Springfield area on the local transit network. Input from transit riders and residents is a key component of making Fairfax Connector service more convenient, accessible and efficient.

On the heels of an online survey which resulted in over 750 responses, FCDOT is scheduled to host two (2) open house events next month for residents to take part in interactive activities and to give input.

Open House Events Scheduled to Gather Feedback on Fairfax Connector Service in the Franconia-Springfield Area


Public Input Sought on Proposed Fairfax Connector January 2019 Service Changes

Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) is seeking public input on proposed changes to Fairfax Connector service that aim to enhance the customer experience. Routes included in this service change proposal are Route 467 (new complimentary route to Route 462), Route 698 (new express service from the Vienna Metrorail Station to the Pentagon), and Routes 924 / 926. After receiving and reviewing public feedback, FCDOT staff is scheduled to present the final proposed changes to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors in November 2018. 

Public Input Sought on Proposed Fairfax Connector January 2019 Service Changes


Metro to Close South Parking Garage at Huntington Station, Effective August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018

ALERT: Effective today, Metro announced the south parking garage at the Huntington Station on the Yellow line will be closed indefinitely in preparation for demolition. Additional parking is available for customers in the middle and north garages that can easily accommodate the approximately 300 spaces that will be affected. All cars currently parked in the south garage must be removed no later than 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 12, 2018. More at: https://www.wmata.com/about/news/Huntington-south-garage-closed.cfm


Service Improvements to Fairfax Connector Routes 699 and 171 Go Into Effect July 28, 2018

For Immediate Release
July 10, 2018
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Earlier today, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved service improvements to Fairfax Connector Routes 699 and 171, effective Saturday, July 28, 2018. The changes are based on passenger feedback, and implemented with the goal of improved customer experience through increased on-time performance, service reliability and effectiveness.

Service Improvements to Fairfax Connector Routes 699 and 171 Go Into Effect July 28, 2018


Fairfax Connector Independence Day Schedule

For Immediate Release
June 28, 2018
#016_18

Fairfax Connector Bus Service will operate on a Saturday schedule on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.

Fairfax Connector Independence Day Schedule


Celebrate Fairfax! is June 8-10: Fairfax Connector Provides Free Shuttle Service, Regular Trips to the Event

For Immediate Release
June 4, 2018
#015_18

Celebrate Fairfax!, Northern Virginia’s largest community celebration, will take place this weekend, June 8-10, 2018, at the Fairfax County Government Center.  Fairfax Connector will operate regular trips and free shuttle service to and from Celebrate Fairfax from Fair Lakes, Fair Oaks Mall and the Vienna Metrorail Station.

Celebrate Fairfax! is June 8-10: Fairfax Connector Provides Free Shuttle Service, Regular Trips to the Event


Government Center Park and Ride, Fairfax Connector 699 Express Service Temporary Relocation, and Bus Stop Closures Effective June 4-15, 2018

For Immediate Release
May 31, 2018
#014_18

Due to the annual Celebrate Fairfax! festival, the Fairfax County Government Center Park and Ride facility and Route 699 express service to downtown D.C. will be temporarily relocated, and the bus stops serving the Government Center will be temporarily closed June 4-15, 2018.

Government Center Park and Ride, Fairfax Connector 699 Express Service Temporary Relocation, and Bus Stop Closures Effective June 4-15, 2018


2018 Herndon Festival Road Closures to Impact Fairfax Connector Service

For Immediate Release
May 24, 2018
#011_18

Due to multiple road closures in the Town of Herndon related to the Herndon Festival, Fairfax Connector routes serving the Herndon area will be impacted from Thursday, May 31, 2018, through Sunday, June 3, 2018.

2018 Herndon Festival Road Closures to Impact Fairfax Connector Service


Fairfax Connector Bus Access at Spring Hill Metrorail Station Temporarily Moved Starting Monday, May 21, 2018

For Immediate Release
May 17, 2018
#010_18

Fairfax Connector bus stops along the westbound Route 7 between Spring Hill and Tyco road in Tysons will be moved beginning May 21 for approximately three weeks for Silver Line-related roadwork.

Fairfax Connector Bus Access at Spring Hill Metrorail Station Temporarily Moved Starting Monday, May 21, 2018


Minor Changes to Fairfax Connector Service Go Into Effect May 19, 2018

For Immediate Release
May 16, 2018
#009_18

Minor changes to Fairfax Connector will go into effect on May 19, 2018. Changes include minor modification to the timetables of Routes 321/322  and RIBS 3 and they will improve efficiency for Fairfax Connector riders. …>

Minor Changes to Fairfax Connector Service Go Into Effect May 19, 2018 …>


Fairfax Connector Memorial Day Schedule - May 28, 2018 

For Immediate Release
May 14, 2018
#007_18

Due to the Memorial Day Holiday, Fairfax Connector will be operating Sunday service on Monday, May 28 2018.

Fairfax Connector Memorial Day Schedule - May 28, 2018


Fairfax Connector Bus Access at McLean Metrorail Station Temporarily Shifting Starting Monday, May 14

For Immediate Release
May 9, 2018
#006_18

Fairfax Connector and Metrobus stops along the southbound lanes of Route 123/Dolley Madison Boulevard in front of McLean Metrorail Station will be temporarily relocated about 200 feet south on or about May 14 for approximately three weeks for Silver Line-related roadwork and underdrain repairs.

Fairfax Connector Bus Access at McLean Metrorail Station Temporarily Shifting Starting Monday, May 14


Public Feedback Sought on Proposed Improvements to Existing Fairfax Connector Routes

For Immediate Release
May 3, 2018
#005_18

Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) is requesting feedback on proposed Fairfax Connector service changes to Routes 171 and 699. The proposed changes aim to increase ridership and to enhance the customer experience through improved on-time performance and service reliability.

Public Feedback Sought on Proposed Improvements to Existing Fairfax Connector Routes


Fairfax Connector George Washington's Day Holiday Schedule

For Immediate Release
February 12, 2018
#004_18

Due to the George Washington's Day Holiday, Fairfax Connector will be operating Holiday Weekday Service on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.

Fairfax Connector George Washington's Day Holiday Schedule


Fairfax Connector Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday Schedule

For Immediate Release
January 11, 2018
#003_18

Due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday, Fairfax Connector will be operating Holiday Weekday Service on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018.

Fairfax Connector Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday Schedule


Fairfax Connector Passengers: Stay Safe and Informed During Today's Winter Weather

For Immediate Release
January 4, 2018
#002_18

As the region is experiencing wintry weather today, Fairfax Connector officials would like to remind passengers that during inclement weather, service may be reduced, modified or suspended due to poor travel conditions.

Fairfax Connector Passengers: Stay Safe and Informed During Today's Winter Weather


Fairfax Connector Passengers: Tips for Staying Safe at Bus Stops During Freezing Weather

For Immediate Release
January 3, 2018
#001_18

No matter how you travel, transportation in the winter can be a struggle, especially in extremely cold weather. If you ride Fairfax Connector, knowing how to stay warm while waiting for your bus is essential. Here are four important tips to help make your trip a little bit more bearable in the cold weather.

Fairfax Connector Passengers: Tips for Staying Safe at Bus Stops During Freezing Weather